Anderson, Meyers, Shanklin and Trukov honored
MU to honor Dykema, Stearns and Trukov
The Golden Eagles boast seven returners and four newcomers.
Annual team banquet honors 2014-15 campaign
Vukasin Teofanovic and Cameron Tehrani will be recognized prior to Sunday's match
2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
Senior (2016-17): Earned team’s Academic Award for dedication and determination in the classroom … All of his singles action (11-7) came during dual schedule … Finished 8-7 at No. 5 … Accounted for 11 total doubles decisions … Earned fourth letter.
Junior (2015-16): Concluded the year with nine overall singles wins, including six in dual action … Posted 4-2 mark at No. 5 … Missed extended time with injury that kept him from singles lineup … Accounted for a total of 10 singles victories in dual competition … No. 3 doubles was primary position.
Sophomore (2014-15) - All-BIG EAST selection ... Shared Most Valuable Player honors with Daniel Fernandez and also claimed team's Academic Award ... Won a team-high 23 singles matches for the season, including eight in a row to end the spring campaign ... Notched a 15-7 singles record for the spring ... Recorded a 9-3 singles record from the No. 4 position ... Finished the season with a 15-10 doubles record, including 10 victories with partner Andre Romanello ... Claimed the consolation title at the Purdue Fall Invite (Sept. 19-21) ... Also finished runner-up in doubles with Andre Romanello at Purdue ... Reached the semifinals at Ball State (Sept. 26-27) before losing to Flight A champion ... Led the team in fall with eight singles wins and had a 6-5 record in doubles.
Freshman (2013-14)- Claimed the squad's most improved player award ... Posted an overall record of 20-8 ... Saw his first action as a Golden Eagle at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic...Won his first collegiate match at the No. 7 singles spot against Ball State...Went on to earn a 3-0 record at singles for the tournament (Sept. 13-15)...Captured a Flight E title at the 2013 Purdue Fall Invitational (Sept. 20-22)...Advanced to the doubles Flight A bracket quarterfinal round at the Texas Invitational with Cameron Tehrani before falling to Texas Tech's No. 1 duo of Hugo Dojas and Max Hinnisdaels by a score of 8-2 (Oct. 25-26)...
High School: Named a National High School Tennis Association All-American in 2012-13 at Warren High School in Gurnee, Ill. ... Concluded career as the school's all-time leader in singles victories (141-41), surpassing the previous record of his brother, Nikola ... Team's captain and most valuable player his final two seasons ... Member of three sectional championship squads with the Blue Devils ... Three-time all-state honoree ... Four-year letterwinner ... Played No. 1 singles all four seasons ... Graduated with MU men's soccer player Daniel Szczepanek.
Personal: Born January 28, 1995 in Yambol, Bulgaria ... Son of Todor and Mariyana Trukov ... Has one brother, Nikola ... Moved to the United States when he was nine-years-old ... Majoring in business.
Trukov's Career Results
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